backbend


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backbend

[′bak‚bend]
(building construction)
At the outer edge of a metal door or window frame, the face which returns to the wall surface.

backbend

1. Same as backband
2. At the outer edge of a metal door or window frame, the face which returns to the wall surface.
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Lower back injuries may occur during a variety of positions, including backbends, forward bends, and twists.
In backbend we willingly make ourselves vulnerable, transcending our animal nature, opening up to see what will fly freely.
A backbend and a walkover or two later and there were a few more coins jangling in my cap but I couldn't help feeling that my busking days were numbered.
It is hard not to be disheartened watching a girl held upside-down in a mid-air backbend so she can simulate oral sex while hoards of young men surround her.
In backbends partner work, for instance, some teachers encourage partners to touch the groin area, making the teaching quite intense, but nevertheless insightful since major emphasis in the backbend pose is indeed on the groin area.
Stretch arms straight up, hands shoulder distance apart, lengthen evenly through torso (you can backbend a little here, although not if you have back problems).
STEP-BY-STEP CRITICISM SIMONE takes issue with a number of things in Helen's video: "Helen does a backbend with the head in the warm-up.
They're far enough away that they don't interfere with the open umbrella of pure sky that sails overhead, an airiness so limitless in its arc that it's as though the earth is looking up at an acrobat who has performed a perfect backbend. The wind is calm, alive enough not to be dead but missing the sort of push-you-over shove that often signals the end of summer, and the sun is low wattage, a flattering light that makes wearing a hat seem like an overreaction.
Communities with double digit unemployment are more likely to accomplish the proverbial backbend to smooth the path for new business.
A delicate cabriole falls into a luxurious backbend. The solo, choreographed by Williams herself, represents both facets of her eclectic career as a concert dancer who's conquered the commercial world.
1 in women's singles tennis, is seen doing a backbend on the sand wearing a bold red monokini and in another shot, she dons a sensual white suit with alluring netting at the midsection.
For those who have found it impossible to perform a proper bow position in yoga (essentially, a backbend with your hands and feet on the floor), it can be particularly rewarding to do it with "wings", because the support of the hammock makes it easier to extend your spine.